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Correlational findings

Study Richards et al. (1984): study US 1981

Public:
25-59 aged, general public, USA, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 375
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Social Integration
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question: "In general how strong are your social ties with your family and friends?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-b r = +.27 p < .01 O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-b r = +.27 p < .01 O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-b Beta = +.22 p < .01 ß controled for physical activity, self-perceived health, marital status and report of serious personal loss or misfortune in the past year. Same for Blackes and Whites.